St. Vincent nearly made a heavy, Tool-inspired album

St. Vincent
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While we wait for the arrival of St. Vincent’s hugely anticipated funk-infused album, Daddy’s Home, Annie Clark has teased us with the original stylistic vision she had for the record.

As it happens, instead of making an album that draws from “sepia-toned downtown New York from 1971-1975”, St. Vincent had preliminary plans to make a “heavy record” inspired by Tool.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.